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Monrovia Canyon Park to Remain Closed Until May 26

Canyon Park
Canyon Park. – Courtesy photo / Monrovia Public Library (CC BY 2.0) The City of Monrovia is working to reopen Canyon Park, which will remain closed until May 26, while implementing health guidelines to keep park...

Facebook Watch Party for Monrovia Days This Saturday

Hal Leavens, the "Unofficial Mayor" of Monrovia puts on his party hat in time for this weekend’s virtual Monrovia Days. - Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News Two weeks ago, scores of Monrovia Kiwanians took to...

Monrovia Community Garden Pilot Program Wins Sustainability Award

Monrovia Community Garden
The Monrovia Community Garden Pilot program received an Award of Merit in the Green Region category from the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). The SCAG Sustainability Awards Program encourages innovative planning to improve the mobility, livability, prosperity and sustainability for the Southern California region.

Monrovia Wilderness Parks to Close

Monrovia Canyon Park
– Courtesy photo / City of Monrovia Beginning Monday, March 23, the City of Monrovia will once again close Canyon Park and the Hillside Wilderness Preserve. The city attempted to leave these recreational areas open but too many people visited...

Changes to GoMonrovia

In an effort to combat community spread of COVID-19, ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft have temporarily suspended their carpooling options across all markets. Although GoMonrovia can no longer offer shared rides, the classic ride option is available now for a fixed...

Monrovia’s Incumbents Sweep Contenders

By Terry Miller In this 2020 race, locally and nationally we’ve seen muckraking attacks, both figurative and literal, and nobody knows where it’ll end. Despite the seemingly endless attacks, voters made educated decisions. The big surprise of the...

Voting: A Heritage and a Privilege

Voting may seem a bit different this election with new locations and tough screen voting. The difficulties and challenges of this election are nothing compared to the struggle women waged to gain the right to vote.  This is the centennial year of women...

Monrovia Co-Sponsors 5k Run Tackling Suicide Epidemic

Choose2Live suicide awareness & prevention 5k run
Impact Southern California CDC in conjunction with the Bethel AME Church of Monrovia are presenting Choose 2 Live: Suicide Awareness and Prevention Crusade on Saturday, March 21 at Library Park in Old Town Monrovia from 9 a.m....

Power Outage Frustrates 500 Monrovia Homes

SCE power infrastructure
Southern California Edison (SCE) had planned a power outage to take place in the northeastern section of Monrovia, including parts of Myrtle Avenue in Old Town, beginning Saturday, Feb. 22 at midnight and lasting, allegedly, until Sunday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. That didn’t...

Southern California Edison Work Will Begin in Front of City Hall in February

- Courtesy image F. Muhammad from Pixabay Beginning Feb. 3, Southern California Edison (SCE), along with other approved contractors (International Line Builders and Rokstad), will be working in the neighborhood on and near Ivy Avenue adjacent to City Hall to...

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